Producer Entertainment Group (PEG) specializes in the career management, brand development, recording, filming and global touring activities of performing artists, entertainers and celebrities. PEG’s clients have toured internationally to thousands of venues and been featured across worldwide television, film, music and media. On social platforms @PEGmgmt.
DAVID CHARPENTIER – Founder and Head Manager
David Charpentier founded Producer Entertainment Group (PEG), a full-scale entertainment management and production company, in 2006. Prior to forming PEG, he was an executive producer in top 40 terrestrial radio, a concert producer, and a talent buyer for major events and festivals. Inspired by creative, tireless, and passionate artists, David has worked with over five hundred performers and bands in the course of his career. Based in New York City, David is an ardent green thumb and usually has a cat in his lap.
JACOB SLANE – Head of Marketing & Development
Jacob Slane, a partner at PEG, built his career at Viacom Media Networks, one of the world’s largest media companies, where he worked on global public relations campaigns and tentpoles for Nickelodeon, MTV, VH1, TV Land and Logo. He also spent time at two top agencies leading publicity and integrated marketing efforts for entertainment, fashion and lifestyle clients and Fortune 500 companies. Based in Los Angeles, Jacob is an avid cyclist who has ridden the length of California three times for charity. Ask him about his terrier rescue, Gus.
MICHAEL BENEDETTI – Booking Agent
With over 20 years in the music industry, Michael Benedetti spearheaded events for some of the World’s biggest tours and events; including official events for Madonna’s 2005 “Confessions Tour”, 2008 “Sticky and Sweet” and 2012 “MDNA” Tours, Rihanna’s Brazilian Tour and his own branded tours and trademarked events. Founder and CEO of Executive PR and Talent, Michael has developed and launched the careers of Grammy™ winning artists, A list performers and top rated TV stars. Michael loves to explore the world & has an amazing cat.
HENRY RAVELO – TV, Film, Theatrical Agent and Director of Production Development
Henry Ravelo began his career as an actor; appearing in such projects as Miss Saigon on Broadway, The Guiding Light on TV, Masquerade with Rob Lowe on film and more. Upon retiring from acting, he moved on to High Fashion; serving on the Men’s Board of the agency that created the First Male Supermodel. Henry is an accomplished Audition Coach who’s been responsible for the training of Emmy and Tony Award winners and nominees. When Donald Trump took over the Miss Universe Corporation, he was brought on to coach the winners of Miss Universe, Miss USA and Miss Teen USA. Henry currently has PEG talent starring in Chasing Life on ABC Family, Bold and The Beautiful on CBS, Couples Therapy on VH1, Jane The Virgin on CW, Broad City on Comedy Central and Ricki and the Flash starring Meryl Streep. Based in New York City, Henry’s well-rounded expertise, undeniable passion and motivational drive make him an invaluable member on the PEG team.
KALEO MAGDARO – Director of Creative Brand Development
Kaleo Magdaro started as a fashion and textile designer for an overseas manufacturer and eventually become the art director of a major domestic manufacturer and print house. He managed several private label accounts such as: Zara, River Island, Calvin Klein and H&M and two house brands, HYPE and T.L.H. He then went on to jewelry and product design for King Baby Studio and Erica Anenberg. Kaleo currently works as PEG’s creative director overseeing merchandise and creative brand development. He is based in Los Angeles.
ARTHUR OWENS – General Counsel
Arthur Owens is a New York attorney who specializes in leveraging content value through disruptive technologies. He has served as General Counsel for countless new media platforms, and has represented record labels, distributors, technology firms, retailers, music producers, composers, designers, and filmmakers. Arthur created a Continuing Legal Education course for attorneys regarding music royalties in the digital space, lectured on copyright issues at Cornell and Temple Universities, serves as a Moderator of the CMJ industry conference panel on Internet Radio, and is the author of the blog digilegal.biz. He is based in New York City.
JAKE LEMMENES – Talent Coordinator
Jake Lemmenes, former assistant with the high-profile public relations firm, SpinCycleNYC, is the Talent Coordinator here at PEG. He holds two Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees — one in Musical Theater Performance and the other in International Theatre Production, emphasis in Stage Management and Lighting Design. Jake has worked with such clients as Joan Rivers, Debbie Reynolds, Frankie Avalon and Rockapella in addition to the management of special events of off-Broadway shows throughout New York City where he is currently based.
JERRY BERGER – Executive Assistant & Studio Manager
Jerry Berger is a recent graduate from the University of Texas at Austin where he received two Bachelor’s degrees in both Acting and English. He moved out to Los Angeles in hopes of pursuing a career in entertainment and struck gold when he began as an intern with PEG. Now, as part of the staff, Jerry wears many hats with PEG. He is the Los Angeles studio manager, oversees online merchandising sales and shipments, an event and production coordinator, a development assistant, social media manager, and more. Jerry feels grateful to work for a company that combines his passion for entertainment and his desire to “make the world gayer” (as his boss likes to say) into one rainbow colored job. You will always find Jerry with a smile on his face and probably talking about the Real Housewives franchises.
RICHARD MCGEE – Head of Web Development
Richard McGee is a full-stack web developer and a bit of a mad genius. When he’s not cranking out websites at an astonishing pace, he likes to take over his kid’s science projects or build the latest Gundam (“… my favorite? I have to say the Mk-II Titans. It’s got just the right mix of gimmick and bad-assery.”). We don’t know how to put this, but he’s kind of a big deal. He has built sites for hundreds of companies all over the US, and many of our own artists. He is a great talent and we’re lucky and proud to have him on board.
ANDRE MORRIS – Public Relations Manager